# education - Today’s News
# education - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
The Children’s Minister, James Reilly, says the system is being reorganised.
# education - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Denzil Jacobs is doing something mental this summer…
# education - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Eight Irish institutions made the top 1,000.
# education - Monday 14 July, 2014
Crèche fees in Ireland are among the highest in Europe – but that is no guarantee children are being well cared for.
# education - Friday 11 July, 2014
A record 270,000 European students travelled abroad under the programme last year.
# education - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
That’s what Fianna Fáil will be asking the Government today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?
# education - Friday 4 July, 2014
The university said the number of students coming from the North has dropped recently – partly due to the fact that only one in eight take four A-Levels.
# education - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
The Education Minister has confirmed he’s stepping down from Government, and won’t run again for a Dáil seat.
# education - Monday 30 June, 2014
Student numbers are rising, but student-teacher ratios fell.
# education - Saturday 28 June, 2014
Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says she is “delighted” that on Dublin Pride day the Government will move on her bill.
# education - Friday 27 June, 2014
That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.
# education - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.
# education - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.
# education - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Minister Quinn has allocated €19,500 to the programme.
# education - Friday 20 June, 2014
# education - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Ruairi Quinn says that because three of the four members of the Economic Management Council are teachers, he never has to fight for funding.
# education - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
We believe university places should be awarded to students based on the ranking they achieved within their school, not their national ranking.
The news has been welcomed, but the Irish Council for International Students said that some students feel paying again is “unjust”.
Parents will also be able to give their thoughts on where their child may need extra help.
# education - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Let’s teach children how to think – not what to think.
It found that half of 30-34 year olds have third level qualifications, the highest level in Europe.
# education - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.
I am one of the many thousands of students to pull up to an Irish university, deposit their money and walk away with what is – essentially – an empty qualification.
Comments made by a high-profile TV presenter about girls’ education have sparked a backlash – have we not learned anything over the past few decades?
# education - Monday 9 June, 2014
First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.
Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.
The courses, which are free to jobseekers, specifically target areas where employment is growing.
# education - Saturday 7 June, 2014
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.
# education - Friday 6 June, 2014
A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?
# education - Thursday 5 June, 2014
But the Department of Education says that it is ready to handle the newcomers.
# education - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.
# education - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.
# education - Thursday 29 May, 2014
The new junior cert is being phased in from September to incoming first year students.
# education - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
The education sector is again the biggest loser in the earnings stats for the first quarter.
# education - Monday 26 May, 2014
Quick! Hide the yearbook before Nana asks to see it!
# education - Sunday 25 May, 2014
A former prisoner, who went from drug dealer to master’s student, has called for more funding for education in prisons. He admitted it will be “a hard sell”.
# education - Saturday 24 May, 2014
A lesson in procrastination from DailyEdge.ie.
# education - Friday 23 May, 2014
A representative body for international students says they want tuition prioritised by liquidators.
The college had suffered from falling student numbers and a financial shortfall.
# education - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.